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Nancy Pelosi’s first comment after Trump acquitted

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Charges against Trump

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, first comment after the Senate acquitted President Donald Trump, and considered that Trump remains a “threat to American democracy.”

Pelosi stood up and tore up the copy of the letter Trump had delivered to her. After Trump finished delivering his State of the Union speech and during the applause of the audience.

Pelosi’s first comment after Trump acquitted

Pelosi added in a statement posted on her account on “Twitter”:

  • The president represents a constant threat to American democracy.
  • Eventually, by insisting that he is above the law and that he can spoil the elections if he wants to.

Charges against Trump

On Wednesday night, the US Senate cleared Trump of charges of

  1. “Abusing power”
  2. “Obstructing the work of Congress”

The first charge

“Abusing power”

The final result of the vote
  1. Fifty-two Senators voted in favour of acquitting Trump of the charge of “abuse of power”.
  2. While 48 members of the Senate supported this accusation.

The second charge

“Obstructing the congressional investigation”

The final result of the vote

It rejected by 53 members of the House, compared to 47 members who voted for it.

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Trump’s conviction

  • It required the support of two-thirds of the senators for at least one accusation point.
  • As well as, Given the outcome of the vote, his parliamentary trial procedures in the case of impeachment ended to remain President of the United States.

So, Trump became the third president in the history of the United States against whom isolation measures in Congress were launched. After the two former presidents Andrew Johnson (1868) and Bill Clinton (1998), both of whom were also exonerated by the Senate.

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